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Jazztrack

Jazztrack Mal Stanley
Page added Dec 2, 2011 Updated Apr 25, 2016

Mal Stanley brings you the best jazz from Australia and around the world. On-air Saturday & Sunday at 5pm, repeated Tuesday & Wednesday at 2pm & 9pm.

Join him for a whole world of jazz, including new and historical recordings and the ABC's own recordings in studios and at festivals.

 

Latest Episode

Broadcast:
Sun 26 Mar 5:00pm
Wed 29 Mar 2:00pm
Wed 29 Mar 9:00pm

On this episode, Mal previews some of the international artists headed our way for the winter festival season, including Bill Frisell.

Recent Episodes

Broadcast:
Sat 19 Nov 5:00pm
Tue 22 Nov 2:00pm
Tue 22 Nov 9:00pm

Celebrating Ausmusic Month, Mal's spinning more music from the 2016 Wangaratta Jazz Fest, with Olivia and Joe Chindamo together on-stage.

Broadcast:
Sun 13 Nov 5:00pm
Wed 16 Nov 2:00pm
Wed 16 Nov 9:00pm

The music Esbjorn Svensson gets reworked with two of the surviving members of his trio, alongside the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Broadcast:
Sat 12 Nov 5:00pm
Tue 15 Nov 2:00pm
Tue 15 Nov 9:00pm

Melbourne ensemble 'Virus' are heard on this episode, recorded at the recent Allan Browne memorial concert playing some older tracks.

Broadcast:
Sun 6 Nov 5:00pm
Wed 9 Nov 2:00pm
Wed 9 Nov 9:00pm

A very recent recording from the 2016 Wangaratta Jazz Festival, featuring saxophonist and international headliner Melissa Aldana from Chile.

Broadcast:
Sat 5 Nov 5:00pm
Tue 8 Nov 2:00pm
Tue 8 Nov 9:00pm

Jazztrack turns 40! Join presenter Mal Stanley as we celebrate, with music from the newly released Jazztrack 40th anniversary 3CD box set.

Broadcast:
Sun 30 Oct 5:00pm
Wed 2 Nov 2:00pm
Wed 2 Nov 9:00pm

As per tradition, Mal Stanley presented the National Jazz Awards on Jazztrack, live from the 2016 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz.

Comments

On Feb 18, 2013. 4:02pm
ABC Jazz said

Thanks for the Johnny Smith article Kenny!

On Feb 12, 2013. 9:43pm
Anonymous said

You just played a Johnny Smith track from '67.

The major reason he left New York and stopped touring was not fear of the studio but to look after his then 4 year old daughter, following his wife's death. So - a decent man, too. More detail on him is here, in an article from the Colorado Springs Independent (from quite some time ago now).
http://www.csindy.com/coloradosprings/guitar-legend-johnny-smith-alive-a...

He was a fine fine player, undeservedly neglected today. Unlike many guitarists of later generations, he used sublime technique only to serve expression, not to dazzle for its own sake.

k-k-k-kenny

On Dec 21, 2012. 2:39pm
ABC Jazz said

Hi Robert, we've tracked down the piece in question, broadcast on the Jazztrack repeat on Dec 12, 2012.

It's from the WA band 'Daramad'
Track: 'Lamma Bada'
CD: 'Daramad' (Parenthese Records)

Thanks for listening,
ABC Jazz

On Dec 12, 2012. 4:03pm
Anonymous said

Two questions.

What was that middle eastern sounding piece by (I think) a West Australian outfit.

I am writing as anonymous because after I registered I kept getting "access denied" whenever I tried to move around the website and ABC Jazz doesn't exist in the help pages.

Thanks

Robert Wood
Melbourne

On Nov 4, 2012. 11:01pm

Good Program...Nice mate!

On Oct 17, 2012. 11:04am
ABC Jazz said

Hello, thanks for the question about Theo Bleckmann's 'Hello Earth' disc...

We can't really point you to places to purchase the album, but we did a quick search online and found some options to either order a physical disc or a downloaded copy.

Good luck tracking it down and thanks for listening...!

On Oct 17, 2012. 11:00am
ABC Jazz said

Hi there... the 'smooth French singer' played in Jazztrack was Cyrille Aimee, a French singer, now living in Brooklyn. She will be heading to Australia November, so you may catch a gig...?
The track we heard on Jazztrack was:
'Django Mort' from the album 'Junction' by the band; Hot Club of Detroit.

Thanks for listening...!

On Oct 16, 2012. 3:26pm
Anonymous said

please what is the name & song played with that smooth french female singer that was on about 3:20 today??

On Oct 15, 2012. 7:12pm
Anonymous said

Does anyone know if the cd Hello Earth by Theo Bleckmann is available in Australia??

On Sep 28, 2012. 9:20am
Anonymous said

You guys should check out from New York, jazz singer ,songwriter Brigitte Zarie

www.brigittezarie.com

We love her here !

On Sep 23, 2012. 7:06pm
Anonymous said

Hi Mal & thanks for the "Lighthouse" track by Simcock,Garland and Sirkis. I got my ear to the speaker man and that track layed down some wonderfully upbeat impro over some diggin' in grooves. Cheers for that I purchased it immediately. Regards,Simon

On Aug 15, 2012. 4:49pm
Anonymous said

Hi! I was just wondering what the name of the song the was played about 3 mins ago. With a guitar and a girl singing?

On May 23, 2012. 5:06pm
Anonymous said

Just heard your program featuring Ken James. There was a number called Last Straw, which I immediately recognised as something else - the Cymbalism track from Drum Suite, by Manny Albam and Ernie Wilkins. I'm sure Last Straw was presented as a Ken James' original.
Louis Allen
Sydney.

On May 23, 2012. 4:27pm
Anonymous said

you guys help keep me sane and happy.

On May 7, 2012. 11:50am
ABC Jazz said

Hi Tsim,

We believe the track you heard (starting with solo piano) was:
‘Laurie’ composed by Bill Evans
Performed by: Chick Corea/Eddie Gomez/Paul Motian
CD: 'Further Explorations' (Concord cja 3336402)

You could try and have another listed to the show and pick it up again here:
http://abcjazz.net.au/programs/jazztrack/modern-congress

And you can see the complete Jazztrack playlist from April 29th:
http://www.abc.net.au/classic/program/jazztrack/music-listings/?year=201...

Good luck – I hope this has helped,

ABC Jazz

On Apr 30, 2012. 10:56am
Tsim said

Hi Mal Stanley,

Re: Apr.29, 2012 (5:43-5:47 pm)

Your sharing of the good music/songs is so enjoyable and impressive in your programs ! You are one of the best DJs in ABC Jazz which I and my fans are always appreciate !
I should be grateful if you could kindly inform me the name of the song which was played on the specified time of the caption. I regret that as my English is not good, I could not fully gasp the name/player of the fastastic piano piece which per my memory started with a series of single note of beautiful piano playing just like the `ting, ting, ting ....' making me feel extremely attracted by the melody. I sincerely hope your information will lead me to buy the lovely disc for me and my family's enjoyment ! Much appreciated to your kind attention to this request, and you may reply me by email at tsimnmay@bigpond.com. Best regards, Tsim

On Mar 21, 2012. 1:11pm
Anonymous said

Why doesn't ABC Jazz include Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz from NPR? It used to be on ABC Classic FM years ago.

On Feb 21, 2012. 2:17pm
Anonymous said

I thought ABC Jazz on Digital Radio replayed JazzTrack on Tuesday at 2pm??? not on ..

On Dec 21, 2011. 7:23pm
Anonymous said

Just heard Duke's Place, with Louis! Very nice! I'm listening on my iBook in San Diego, California@ 12:19 a.m. Wed. I used to listen way back in the 60's when I lived in Perth to Jim McLeod's Jazztracks. He had a smooth almost silky style that worked!

Mike Thomason
An Aussie in California

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